It’s raining and hailing and cold outside, and we still haven’t turned on our central heating. As I sit here in my one-piece footie pajamas (that I’ve been wearing all day), fuzzy slippers, and mug of hot tea, I’m just glad I don’t have to go out tonight. Oh, wait. I do. I have to [...]Read the full post.
The topic of this month’s APLS blog carnival is “maintaining this world for future generations.” The carnival will be hosted on December 15 at Robbie’s Going Green Mama blog. And I have to admit, this month I almost decided to pass. Because I don’t have children. And honestly, my motivation to care for the planet [...]Read the full post.
Have you all seen the recent article in the NY Times about the decreased market for recycled materials? Apparently, much of the cardboard, newspaper, metals, and plastic that we toss in our recycling bins is piling up and making its way to landfills, as recycling contractors are unable to find buyers for the stuff. I’ve [...]Read the full post.
Wow. Is it Tuesday already? Busy, busy week. And not much time for blogging. I was surprised that so many people knew that Icon is the name of Madonna’s fan club. And then I remembered Google. Right. How many of you actually knew the answer to last week’s question without looking it up? So anyway, [...]Read the full post.
Ever since I started the Take Back The Filter Campaign, and especially since it’s ended, I’ve been getting emails from folks with ideas for additional campaigns for me to start. And what I say to them is, “Hey, that’s a great idea! Go for it!” I’m just one person who had a bone to pick [...]Read the full post.
Happy holidays! It’s the time of year for snow and ice. Or light-strung palm trees, depending on where you live. Here in Oakland, we haven’t even turned on our central heating yet. My toes are mildly chilly — a condition easily remedied by fuzzy slippers, which I have on right now. No matter what the [...]Read the full post.
An earlier version of this post appeared on Blogher. The current version will be posted as part of the Green Moms Carnival on The Smart Mama blog December 15. Have you seen Amy Gates’s No Plastic Holiday Challenge at Crunchy Domestic Goddess? It warms my heart when other bloggers get on the no-plastic bandwagon. If [...]Read the full post.
Feeling much better this week, thanks to a lot of sleep, hot water, and Thanksgiving dinner! (Thanksgiving dinner is good for everything, right?) I’m late posting the tally this week because Michael and I went for a bike ride yesterday which left me so exhausted, I fell into bed and slept for 14 hours straight. [...]Read the full post.